Amid growing concerns regarding COVID-19, Nepal has decided to shut down access to Mount Everest and to the rest of its Himalayan Mountains. As of 13 March 2020, the spring climbing season in Nepal is closed.
On 19 February, Denis Urubko reported the incredible story of his evacuation from Broad Peak. Translated and edited from his words in Russian, Urubko detailed his disbelief after being told a helicopter was on its way to pluck him off the mountain.
Climbing Mount Everest costs over $65,000 when climbing with a commercial guiding company. The cost of your expedition is high due to the amenities offered and the popularity of the climb.
A failed expedition can lead to post-expedition depression, feelings of inferiority and thoughts of quitting. It does not have to feel this way.
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In March 2018, Dr. Ash Routen will be leading a two-man team to Siberia in an attempt to traverse Lake Baikal unassisted and unsupported.
Routen and his partner will be withstanding temperatures in excess of -40° C (-40° F).
Meet Second Lieutenant Scott Sears. Scott is going solo, unsupported and unassisted to the South Pole this November, effectively making him the youngest man to ever reach it unsupported if he succeeds.
Scott is sponsored by Juice Plus, Shackleton and other great brands.
After the expedition, work on accepting that the expedition is over. The team is back home, the season has ended and you need to get back to your life and responsibilities.